Basic Baking and Cake Decorating 

This 4-day course has been created for the eager cake baker that would like to start a small business or treat her or his family.  During this 4 day course, you will learn how to create amazing cakes and cupcakes for birthdays, special events, weddings or just because cake makes you happy.

Participants will learn how to understand recipes and be able to prepare, bake, decorate and present a delicious cake or cupcake. This course is presented to participants of all levels of ability to learn practical skills needed to decorate cakes and cupcakes with confidence. From, plain buttercream icing to fancy fondant, drip cakes and naked cakes. You will also learn how to use a piping bag. These baking sessions will be demonstration and hands-on.

The first course for 2021 is scheduled from Tuesday 22 – 25 June 2021 and will start at 09h00 until late afternoon.  Minimum numbers apply to run classes, if minimum numbers are not met by the scheduled date the course will be postponed for a week or two.  Please note booking is essential there is limited space available in each session. The course fee is R5500, you can confirm your booking with a 50% deposit.

Please note adult classes are not suitable for infants or children of any age, with the exception of a child age 16+ that not only have a confirmed booking but is also accompanied by an adult with a confirmed booking.

The schedule for this course will be as follow:

Day 1 – More about the finer techniques of cake decorating, utensils, must-haves and easy short cuts.  Today you will be baking some fabulous cap cakes, flavoured, filled and beautified while you learn more about piping techniques.  You will make use of the usual piping tips and Russian tips. Antoinette’s Cookery School will serve coffee, tea and juice, as well as something for teatime and a light lunch.  The duration of this class will be between 6 – 7 hours.  Before you leave, late afternoon you will prepare your cake for the next morning, which will be baked during the night at the cookery school by Chef Antoinette and Chef Joey.

Day 2 – Apart from the theoretical side of this class you will have fun in the kitchen decorating your first cake, this will be the Drip Cake, you will learn more about cutting your cake, crumb icing, smoothing the cake and making use of Ganache to create a beautiful drip cake.  Chef Antoinette has several tricks and tips she will share with you, how to personalise your cake. This cake will go home with you.  Antoinette’s Cookery School will serve coffee, tea and juice, as well as something for teatime and a light lunch.  The duration of this class will be between 6 – 7 hours.  Before you leave, late afternoon you will prepare your cake for the next morning, which will be baked during the night at the cookery school by Chef Antoinette and Chef Joey.

Day 3 – This class will start with a theoretical session early morning, where after you will move into the kitchen to start creating beautiful fondant cakes.  You will learn more about the use of fondant, creating different decorations for your cake with fondant.  You will make use of the techniques you have mastered the previous day to prepare your cake for the fondant covering. Antoinette’s Cookery School will serve coffee, tea and juice, as well as something for teatime and a light lunch.  The duration of this class will be between 6 – 7 hours.  Before you leave, late afternoon you will prepare your cake for the next morning, which will be baked during the night at the cookery school by Chef Antoinette and Chef Joey.

Day 4  – The final day, this class will not only create your showstopper cake but, will be relaxed and fast, as you have by now mastered a lot of techniques.  During this class Chef, Antoinette will show you how to prepare fresh flowers to use as decoration on your beautiful cake.  Antoinette’s Cookery School will serve coffee, tea and juice, as well as something for teatime and a light lunch.  The duration of this class will be between 4-5 hours.   You will go home with your showstopper cake.

What do you have to bring? Nothing, Antoinette’s will have all the necessary tools that you will need for this class, this will also guide you to purchase the tools you really will use for cake decorating.  You will receive an apron to use during the class, unfortunately, the aprons are our property, but you are welcome to order an apron to take home should you want to.

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Introduction to Cake Decorating – presented on a Saturday morning 

The Introduction to cake decorating course will be presented on the second Saturday of each month, according to our schedule, classes will start at 09h00 and the duration of a class will be about 7 hours. 

Class 1 – Piping techniques

Class 2 – Drip cake

Class 3 – Fondant Cake

Class 4 – Naked Cake

Participants will learn how to understand recipes and be able to decorate and present a delicious cake or cupcake. This course is presented to participants of all levels of ability to learn practical skills needed to decorate cakes and cupcakes with confidence. From, plain buttercream icing to fancy fondant, drip cakes and naked cakes. You will also learn how to use a piping bag. These decorating sessions will be demonstration and hands-on.

The class fee is R850 per class; you are welcome to book for all 4 classes for only R3230 and secure your space in the following class. Please note booking is essential there is limited space available in each session.

Please note adult classes are not suitable for infants or children of any age, with the exception of a child age 16+ that not only have a confirmed booking but is also accompanied by an adult with a confirmed booking.

 





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